Easter Long Weekend 2023 – What’s On in Kingston SE?

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Thinking of visiting the stunning Limestone Coast this Easter Long Weekend?

There’s plenty happening for all ages. Music, festivals, pizza nights and our annual Maria Creek Duck Race to name a few.

Here’s a list of events over the Easter Long Weekend, 2023.


Kingston SE Lions Club, Maria Creek Easter Duck Classic – April 9, Easter Sunday 2023


Every year more than 500 rubber ducks race against each other in the Lions Club Annual Easter Duck Race. The first race was back in 2017 and the ducks dutifully return to race once again on Easter Sunday!

Maria Creek is a popular fishing and boating spot in Kingston. There will be stalls and car boot sales on the day of the race with prizes and raffles.


When: Easter Sunday, April 9, stalls/car boot sales from 9am-2pm, duck race starts at 10.30am, breakfast starts at 8am.

Where: Lions Park, Hanson Street, Kingston SE

More information: https://www.facebook.com/LionsclubKingstonse


Don’t miss the Seaside Market, Car Boot Sale and Auction


The annual Seaside Market, Car Boot Sale and Auction will also be held at Lions Park on Holland Street, Sunday April 9 from 9am, finishing around 2pm. There will be locals selling all sorts of things, food and activities for young and old.

When: Easter Sunday, April 9, stalls/car boot sales from 9am-2pm.

Where: Lions Park, Hanson Street, Kingston SE


Easter Long Weekend at Cape Jaffa Wines


This year the much loved soulful tunes of Shaun Brown will be gracing the stage on Saturday while the sun sets. Every year the Cape Jaffa Team holds their annual festival on the lawns of their estate. Back it up on Sunday with more live music from Limestone Americana.There are delicious food trucks, local wines and beers and a great atmosphere for everyone, kids are welcome too. Bring your own chairs and blankets and enjoy a picnic with free entry.


When: Saturday  8 April, 11am-6.30pm, Sunday 9 April, 11am-6pm

Where: Cape Jaffa Wines, 459 Limestone Coast Road, Mount Benson

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/282198037376622?ref=newsfeed



Good Friday and Easter Sunday: Pizza and Tunes at Raidis Estate


Every year, Raidis Estate in Penola hold their annual Pizza and Tunes events on Easter Friday and Easter Sunday. This family friendly event has games for the kids, music and delicious wood oven pizzas.

When: Friday 7 April 12pm-5pm, and Sunday 9  April 2-5pm

Where: Raidis Estate, Old Cemetery Road, Penola

Cost: $20 per pizza. Wine, Beer, Cider and soft drinks available by the glass/can

More information: Bookings Are Essential at www.raidis.com.au/events


More events for this Easter Long Weekend to be confirmed – please check our website again!



Book online here or call us on 08 8767 2050 to find out more about your accommodation options.